Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome is a chronic bladder condition that presents with the subjective feeling of pain or pressure in the bladder. Lower urinary tract symptoms accompany the pain in the absence of urinary tract infection. The exact cause of this pain syndrome is unknown and treatment is individualized according to symptomatology.

I'm just wondering if any one here has SI joint pain along with IC? I ask because my PT figured out some of my pain is because of my SI joint. She popped it back in place a couple days ago, and now a lot of my pain is gone. She said it has problems been like this since I broke my tailbone when I gav...

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Have you heard or experienced of having high inflammation markers and a high WBC from IC?

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I joined this community because I suspect I have IC, I’m still going though the process of diagnosis with my general/family physician. I’m experiencing UTI symptoms, but when I do a urine test it comes back negative. Researching over the internet I come to find/discover IC, but it should be noted th...

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How long after eating something do you notice if that particular food is what causes a flare?

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What brand of aloe vera capsules do you all use?

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For those of you that have Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and go to PT. How often do you see your PT? And how often does she do Mysofacial work?

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Has anyone tried Cyclosporin? Suggested by my doctor but he told me to read up on it first. So far I have seen a couple of positive research papers on its effect on IC on pub medicine. Looking to get some opinions from people who have had it.

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Do bacteria biofilms reside only in the bladder, or also on the urethra as well?

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One more question for those taking Oxybutinin. How long have you been taking it for?

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I wonder if anybody here have IBS, constipation or other gut issues. My doctor seems to think that IC is related to my IBS-C.

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